Responsibilities of the Verifier
Verifiers have to:
- Complete the UKPHR Verifier training.
- Make recommendations to the appropriate verification panel
- Check that the processes towards registration has been undertaken correctly
- Retain a copy of the completed Practitioner application for registration with the UKPHR for three months
To be a Verifier you must be a public health specialist registered with the GMC, GDC or UKPHR, in good standing, and to have held a consultant or specialist post for three years.
You will be required to attend a half day training provided by the UKPHR. You will need to attend 2-3 verification panels per year, and 1 – 2 half day workshops per year.
Benefits of being a Verifier:
- UKPHR certificated training contributes to CPD – ‘guardian of practitioners standards’, on-going training
- Increases appreciation of how the full range and scope of public health knowledge and skills are applied to the implementation of public health interventions at practitioner level
- Broadens your appreciation of public health roles, services and interventions in other areas – both geographical and service area
- Informs how you support your own workforce and the career development of those you manage